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To Sarah Palin: It’s not all about you

One of the most brilliant opening lines of any book I have read is that of Pastor Rick Warren from … Continued

The delusion that God has a specific plan for every action

Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell told the Christian Broadcasting Network last week that that she believes it was God … Continued

Creative tension: ‘Purpose Driven,’ vs. ‘Retro’ Catholics

I avoid writing about “liberal” and “conservative” Catholics. These terms are too easily politicized as Democrats v. Republicans. Moreover, the … Continued

Remembering my faithful, fearful fundamentalist past

By Bruce EpperlyLancaster Theological Seminary and Patheos.com I grew up in a small town Baptist church in the 1950s. We … Continued

The church was too silent in 2009

It is the last day of 2009 and in my mind the most important religious story of the year has … Continued

Rick Warren responds to anti-gay Ugandan legislation

By Lisa MillerNewsweek religion editor Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church and author of the bestselling book The Purpose Driven … Continued

Sarah Palin’s ‘rogue’ Christianity

In her new book Sarah Palin writes that one summer at Bible Camp she “put my life in my creator’s … Continued

Yes on the Warren Choice

I like the choice of Rick Warren. No, I’m not an evangelical Christian. And I don’t agree with Warren on … Continued

Some Religion Empowers Women

The theme of The Women’s Conference 2008 this week is We Empower. Does religion empower women? 1…..All Olympians who do … Continued

Don’t Exclude Humanists, Atheists from the Melting Pot

This past Sunday the Democrats unveiled their 2008 convention with an “Interfaith Gathering of Clergy.” I am a Humanist: a … Continued